The Juilliard School (Juilliard)

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Juilliard can be found in New York, NY, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Juilliard has only about 1000 enrolled students, which allows them to offer smaller classes.

The acceptance rate of The Juilliard School is considered highly competitive, with only 7 percent of students which applied on average being accepted. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Juilliard Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for The Juilliard School was reported as 6.9% in Fall 2020 with over 2,700 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2023 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2023-2024 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for The Juilliard School has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 6.2%
  • 2017-2018: 5.9%
  • 2018-2019: 7.6%
  • 2019-2020: 6.9%
  • Projected Juilliard Acceptance Rate 2023-2024: 6.4%

How Does Juilliard Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for The Juilliard School is more than 100% lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
New York School of Interior Design24.1%
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art15.5%
Metropolitan College of New York32.2%
The King?s College41.7%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • School Records are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)

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